[Mailman-Users] Filtering HTML & RICH

J C Lawrence claw at kanga.nu
Mon Jun 11 19:19:25 CEST 2001

On Mon, 11 Jun 2001 09:17:49 -0700 
Mike T Gholson <mike at mgdesign.net> wrote:

> Greetings, A couple of questions related to filtering.

> 1) Is there a way to dis-allow the use of HTML & RICH text
> formatted messages?  I'm hosting a list and the majority of my
> users do NOT want to see HTML or RICH text formatted messages.  If
> a user sends a message in either format, it's currently going
> through.  I'd like to bounce those type of messages.

Use one of the MIME strippers such as demime, strpmime, mimefilter
in front of your Mailman aliases.

Barry:  Is this in the FAQ yet?

> 2) Now, after the message bounces, I was wondering if there was an
> easy way to configure mailman to send them information about HOW
> to format the message correctly (or at least a better description
> as to WHY it bounced)?....

Its kind of difficult to send successfully mail to someone whose
mail is bouncing.

J C Lawrence                                       claw at kanga.nu
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